Shane Harris

Washington Post reporter covering intelligence and national security

Guest

Shane Harris is a senior writer for the Wall Street Journal, covering national security, and a fellow with the International Security Program at New America. A former senior intelligence and national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, he is the author of The Watchers: The Rise of America's Surveillance State and @War: The Rise of the Internet Military Complex.

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President Trump has named Richard Grenell, the current ambassador to Germany, as acting Director of National Intelligence.

Trump’s deteriorating relationship with intelligence community

President Trump has named Richard Grenell, the current ambassador to Germany, as acting Director of National Intelligence.

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Senators had a closed-door briefing with the CIA director today, where they learned what the CIA found in its investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

CIA evidence suggests Saudi Crown Prince was complicit in Khashoggi killing

Senators had a closed-door briefing with the CIA director today, where they learned what the CIA found in its investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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